Taiwanese films


#1

What’s everyone’s favorite Taiwanese film?
For me it’s “a brighter summer day”


#2

海角七號

The best.
All of his work after that was too tainted by his profligate Nipponese ass-kissing, but this one never fails to charm and amuse.


#3

Lucy


#4

I fear he may not get the jokes if he’s not been on the island long enough.

I like Kano


#5

Is this that one where they have a big concert in kentting?


#6

I haven’t been here that long. Should I skip it?

I’ll check out Kano tonight.


#7

Yeah, see above " profligate Nipponese ass-kissing"

What joke???


#8

Yeah, it’s just sooo endearingly (south) Taiwanese.


#9

gotta be Yi Yi for me


#10

Yeah, that’s deffo a keeper :+1:

ETA: Jeeziss, can I possibly write a reply that doesn’t start with “Yeah”???
Apparently not


#11

I think that’s another Edward Yang film. One of the only ones I haven’t seen. I could be wrong tho.

Need to watch it now.


#12

I think you might not get the Taiwanese culture jokes like moving the ad billboard slowly close and closer everyday.

Kano is pretty fun.


#13

It is, it’s his last one.


#14

Explain it.


#15

Eat Drink Man Woman.


#16

David Loman is my fave.


#17

I like this one a lot, too.

And Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon!


#18

I don’t get all the jokes myself.


#19

Not really a fan of that one. It was pretty, but the chemistry between the two leads was awful. My favorite Ang Lee movie has to be Brokeback Mountain.


#20

Ah I love Brokeback but since it’s technically not Taiwanese so much as it is directed by a Taiwanese man I didn’t mention it.

I just really like wuxia style movies. Always entertaining.